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Essentials Of Political Research

Essentials Of Political Research

  • Author: Alan Monroe
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0429969295
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 250
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This text is a complete introduction to reseah methods in political science, covering all the topics typically included in a one semester undergraduate-level course. h concentrates on the basics of what a student needs to know how to do in order to be an effecise consumer of scientific research and begin to conduct his or her own research projects. The approach of ‘learning by doing” is encouraged through nUmeroUs examples and exercises. The book is written in an informal style, with minimal use of technical jargon. Alan D. Monroe (Ph.D.. Indiana Univrsity) has taught introductory research methods at Illinois Slate University for more than 25 years. He has published research on a variety of topics, particularly of public opinion and public policy in the U.S.. and has also conducted a number of research projects for governmental agencies and private clients, including surveys for political campaigns.

The Essentials of Political Analysis

The Essentials of Political Analysis

  • Author: Philip H. Pollock III,Barry C. Edwards
  • Publisher: CQ Press
  • ISBN: 1506379591
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 368
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Gain the skills you need to conduct political analysis and critically assess statistical research. In this Sixth Edition of The Essentials of Political Science, bestselling authors Philip H. Pollock III and Barry C. Edwards build your analytic abilities and develop your statistical reasoning with new data, fresh exercises, and accessible examples. This brief, accessible guide walks you through the essentials—measuring concepts, formulating and testing hypotheses, describing variables—while using key terms, chapter-opening objectives, over 80 tables and figures, and practical exercises to get you using and applying your new skills.

Political Science Essentials

Political Science Essentials

  • Author: Anita Danker
  • Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
  • ISBN: 073867110X
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 96
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REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Political Science covers the major political developments that have shaped the American government today. Includes ancient theories such as Secularism, and modern theories such as Marxism. This book also explains the principles of the constitution and the structure of the American judicial system. Also reviews international relations such as international law and foreign policies. An excellent source book for political studies.

The Essentials of Political Analysis

The Essentials of Political Analysis

  • Author: Philip H. Pollock
  • Publisher: Cq Press
  • ISBN: 9781568026534
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 186
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Provides a strong conceptual foundation for methods students.

Essentials of Comparative Politics

Essentials of Comparative Politics

  • Author: Patrick H. O'Neil
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton
  • ISBN: 9780393624588
  • Category: Capitalism
  • Page: 367
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The #1 book for the course, professors and students love Essentials of Comparative Politics because it provides clear, concise coverage of core concepts for a low price. The Sixth Edition applies core concepts to current events such as Brexit and the role of groups like ISIS.

Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research

Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research

Using Problem-Centered Methodologies

  • Author: Patricia Leavy
  • Publisher: Left Coast Press
  • ISBN: 1611324971
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 167
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Transdisciplinary research is issue-driven, addressing contemporary social questions from a range of critical theoretical perspectives unhampered by the theoretical and methodological restrictions of traditional disciplinary boundaries. In this brief, informative guide, Patricia Leavy shows how a transdisciplinary approach can produce more effective results for qualitative researchers hoping to ameliorate social problems and foster social justice. She explains its relationship to multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and its value in community-based and arts-based research projects. Providing the key principles and methods needed to conduct a transdisciplinary study, Leavy also offers numerous examples from multiple research sectors to show its effectiveness. Ideal as a brief introductory text for students engaged in this style of research.

Essentials of Marketing Research

Essentials of Marketing Research

  • Author: Barry J. Babin,William G. Zikmund
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1305688090
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 512
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ESSENTIALS OF MARKETING RESEARCH, 6E, provides a concise, yet complete guide to the design, execution, analysis, and reporting of marketing research to support smart business decisions. Covering essential principles and techniques in a streamlined, engaging way, the text equips students with the core knowledge and skills needed to manage marketing research effectively. This proven text provides valuable business context while introducing both traditional research methods, such as designing questionnaires, and the latest technological advances, including current data collection devices, basic data analysis tools, practical approaches to data analytics, and the impact of social media and artifactual online data. Designed specifically for instructors who prefer a concise introduction to marketing research topics, the Sixth Edition of this trusted text features updates based on recent trends and technology, including an increased emphasis on ethical and international issues, reflecting their growing importance in modern marketing research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of International Relations

Essentials of International Relations

Eighth Edition

  • Author: Mingst, Karen A.,McKibben, Heather Elko,Arreguin-Toft, Ivan M.
  • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN: 039367519X
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 544
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A fresh perspective renews Karen Mingst's classic, concise text. A new chapter on international cooperation and international law presents alternatives to war. A streamlined approach to theories and levels of analysis makes concepts easier to understand and apply. Expanded coverage of cybersecurity, refugees, health, and the environment asks students to grapple with the big issues of our time. And InQuizitive—an all-new digital learning tool—helps students learn, retain, and apply key concepts.

The Challenge of Democracy Essentials: American Government in Global Politics

The Challenge of Democracy Essentials: American Government in Global Politics

  • Author: Kenneth Janda,Jeffrey M. Berry,Jerry Goldman,Kevin W. Hula
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1111341915
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 624
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This best-selling American government text is highly acclaimed for the non-ideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization’s effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current discussions. The authors include balanced coverage of the first two years of the Obama administration, coverage and analysis of the 2010 mid-term election, and a retrospective of the Bush presidency. THE ESSENTIALS version of the text replaces both the Seventh Edition of the Brief version and the Second Edition of the Student Choice version. The Eighth Edition can be packaged with Aplia, which offers students automatically graded homework assignments. Organized by chapter, Aplia helps provide students immediate, detailed explanations, and helps them come to class better prepared for discussion. For more on Aplia and other media available with this text, click on Supplements. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essentials of Statistics: A Tool for Social Research

The Essentials of Statistics: A Tool for Social Research

  • Author: Joseph F. Healey
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1305445740
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 480
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Framed in a student-friendly writing style, this text presents the essentials of statistics with an applied approach. Author Joseph Healey encourages skill development for statistical literacy, emphasizing computational competence and the ability to read social science literature with greater comprehension. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.